Swatantra Bharat Paksh
|Swatantra Bharat Paksh|
|Leader||Sharad Anantrao Joshi|
|Headquarters||A-4, Purnam Center Point, Opp. Gaikwad Class, Kahneri Wadi CBS, District Nashik|
|Seats in Lok Sabha||0|
|Seats in Rajya Sabha||0|
The Swatantra Bharat Paksh (Marathi: स्वतंत्र भारत पक्ष, Independent India Party) is a liberal political party in Maharashtra, India, formed in 1994 by Sharad Anantrao Joshi (former Shetkari Sanghatana leader). It considers itself an inheritor of the legacy of the Swatantra Party of C. Rajagopalachari. It won one seat in the 2004 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, Chatap Wamanrao Sadashivrao from the Rajura constituency. In total the party had launched 7 candidates. It also holds one Rajya Sabha seat, represented by Sharad Anantrao Joshi.
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